Armed clashes over land [Archives:2006/948/Local News]

May 22 2006

SANA'A, May 21) Two people reportedly were killed in Sana'a due to clashes between Al-Shahri tribe and a tribal sheik over land situated on Al-Khamseen Street in Hadda district.

A female child going to take her exam also was injured during the clashes, which occurred early Sunday morning. Security troops arrived late to the district.

“Residents in the area do not sleep well, especially these days, as the sounds of shots are always there,” area chief Ahmed Al-Jamrah commented, “Concerned authorities do nothing to stop the armed clashes within the capital and in places that are supposed to be peaceful. I call upon authorities to interfere and prevent such clashes, which have scared people in the area.”